President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor award to Pete Corrall, on behalf of his uncle, Sgt. 1st Class Eduardo C. Gomez, one of 24 Army veterans to receive the award as part of the Valor 24 ceremony, held at the White House. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Leroy Council/Released)
Jim Logan, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Meiners Oaks resident Pete Corrall accepted the military’s highest honor on behalf of his late uncle, Sgt. 1st Class Eduardo C. Gomez, during a Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday.